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Mr. Vincent "Vinny" Holbrook

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“Dear Kitty,I am so sorry about Vinny, I just found out on Saturday. Vinny was a wonderful person, I will miss seeing him at Crystelle's. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Corrente - Darien, CT

“I don't have any uncles by blood, just by marriage... but with Uncle Vinny, that was just a technicality. He was a kind, funny, light-hearted man...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Ryan McLaughlin - Peterborough, NH

“Vinny when Al brought me to your house to meet you and kitty you made me feel like family and open your home and lives to me.you were a funny and...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Beverly Wade - Wakefield, MA

“So sorry to hear of Vinnie's passing. Worked with him for many years at Raytheon. A great guy. My sympathy to all the Holbrook family. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Maggie (Berryman) McCarron

“My grandpa was a very special man. He was loving, quirky, kind, goofy and serious when he had to be. I'll always remember his sweet smile and one of...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Carly Holbrook - Wakefield, MA

“Vinnie, Ill always remember the first time I met you on the little porch with Craig. I was intimidated by your words and tone of voice but that...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Holbrook - Wakefield, MA

“My grandfather was one of the best men I knew, he taught me alot, talks over coffee at his kitchen table is what I will remember most, he was the...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Erin Holbrook - Wakefield, MA

“He was the greatest grandpa anyone could ask for. He had infinite wisdom and advice and had the greatest sense of humor. I loved Sunday dinners at...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mikayla Holbrook - Grandchild

“This man taught me so much from a little waddling toddler to the man i am today. He taught me many life lessons. His little talks on sunday in the...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Alan Holbrook - Wakefield, MA

“So many memories when we were working at RSC in Burlington. Vinny was a fine man and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Judi and Dennis Johnson - Woburn, MA

“Kitty, Tony and I are very sorry to hear of Vinny's passing. May he find peace in his final resting place, and may you find comfort in your...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jill & Tony Kennedy - Norfolk, MA

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend


Vincent W. Holbrook of Stoneham, Oct. 13, 2018. Beloved husband of CarolAnn Hibbard for 33 years. He was the son of the late William and Conjetta (Cangiamila) Holbrook. Father of Alan Holbrook and Beverly Wade, Paul Holbrook and Maryanne Galluzzo, Craig Holbrook and his wife Lisa, and the late Ronald Holbrook. Loving grandfather of 7. Dear brother of Robert Holbrook and his wife Ruth, Janet Holbrook, and the late Dennis Holbrook and his surviving wife Elaine. Cherished son in law of Gloria Hibbard. Special brother in law of Crystelle Hibbard, Cheryl Hibbard and her husband Mark McLaughlin, and the late Patrice Hibbard. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was retired from Raytheon Company where he was a technical writer for the Hawk Missile System. Vinny enjoyed spending time with his Tuesday coffee crew, a treasured group of Raytheon friends. He was an avid antique car collector and he attended his favorite car show annually in Hershey Pennsylvania with friends. Vinny adored his cats Ashley, Cashmere and Ebony.

A Celebration of Vinny's Life is being planned for a later date.

Please consider donations in memory of Vinny to Middlesex East Visiting Nurse Hospice Gift Processing Center 41 Mall Road Burlington, MA 01805 or at www.vnaofme.org.